Quick fixes, skinny teas & waist trainers

I'm sure you've seen tons of advertising on the internet for products that are supposed to get you into shape quickly and pretty much without effort. I'm talking about things like "waist trainers", skinny teas, weight loss pills and so on. In the fitness industry, when things sound too good to be true, they usually are. Find out why!

Not drinking in a society where drinking is the norm

Drinking alcohol is the norm in our society. It has become such a natural thing to do that many people can barely believe that somebody might choose not to drink.ย In this post, I'll talk about the social aspects of not drinking, my own experiences with it, facts about how our bodies deal with alcohol, and I'll share some tips on drinking in relation to weight loss/ maintenance and a healthy lifestyle. I just want to make it clear that I'm not condemning alcohol completely or trying to make anyone who enjoys it stop drinking occasionally. I'm just talking about my experiences as somebody who chooses not to drink.

4 awesome exercises for hip strengthening

Having strong and stable hips is extremely important. We require hip stability for all standing activities, even just walking or running, and weak hips can set us up for pain and injuries along the way. Unfortunately, because most of us spend too much time sitting down, the muscles surrounding our hips are often weak and need strengthening through targeted exercises. You can try the four exercises below to strengthen your hips!

Office chair workout

Do you ever feel like you cannot stand another minute of sitting in front of your computer screen at your office job? I know that feeling all too well. Sitting down all day can make us feel tired and sluggish, and there's nothing better than a little bit of moving around to give us some fresh energy and help us focus once we get back to that screen. It works just as well as coffee!